The Second Coming

My Book is Coming. About a year ago, i started scoping out a book based on the topics I covered on the website.  The plan was to pull it all together into a practical workbook guide and get it published.  I decided to delay, to focus on other work. This month I reversed that decision. … More The Second Coming

This week’s top picks – Interview Preparation

For my last post, I wrote the article “Foolproof Job Interview Success – 4 Step Preparation Process“.  I want to share some articles I found giving more thoughts and information on the subject. There are of course many articles out there on this subject but in the interests of summarising a key few, I’ve gathered 3 from … More This week’s top picks – Interview Preparation

Foolproof Job Interview Success – 4 Step Preparation Process

I wrote earlier (WHAT MAKES A GREAT CV? – 2 DIFFERENTIATORS TO GET YOU THAT JOB) about how to improve your CV to secure a job interview. What’s next though?; How do you ensure that this one shot goes smoothly during the crucial face to face part of the recruitment process. It should be easy (!), all … More Foolproof Job Interview Success – 4 Step Preparation Process

What makes a great CV? – 2 differentiators to get you that job

Whats makes a great CV?  If you say great grades and educational achievement alone you’d be wrong. Nowadays, qualifications are minimum expectations (i.e. Without them you won’t get past the other large number of similarly qualified individuals) but they are not differentiators to help you secure the job. Two things will differentiate you through your CV: … More What makes a great CV? – 2 differentiators to get you that job

What do you want to learn about?

I’m running a poll on my website to understand what areas might be of greatest value for those leaving formal education and starting in the world of work.  Could it be communication skills? Problem solving techniques? Or just how to manage your work? You can find the poll here Thanks in advance for your input.

Do you need help in preparing for success in the world of work?

This blog will help you. Over my many years in the world of blue chip corporations and large organisations, I’ve noticed a real disconnect between the preparation young people receive as they leave school, college, university and move into their first job. This should be the defining job, the one that launches your future, your career. … More Do you need help in preparing for success in the world of work?